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John Carter Brown Library - Colombia Collection

The John Carter Brown Library holds more books printed in Colombia prior to 1810 than any library in the world, some held nowhere else, and otherwise unknown to bibliographers. Among them is the only known complete copy of Saverien's Historia de las ciencias naturales, printed in Bogota in 1791, whose existence illustrates the broad spread of Enlightenment ideas throughout the Spanish Empire.


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by Colombia; Díaz Cueva, Miguel. fmo RIBRL; Colombia. President (1821-1830 : Bolívar)
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Topics: CSAIP, Court administration, Court administration, Court administration
Signatures: pi1 [1]² 2-7 chi1 (pi1, [1], chi1 versos blank)
Topics: Bolívar, Simón, 1783 -1830, Imprint 1831
Signatures: A chi²
Topics: Jesuits, Loreto, Our Lady of, CSAIP, Novenas, Imprint 1739, Colombia
For context see H.L. Clagett, A guide to the law and legal literature of Colombia (1943), pp. 124-5 (noting this edition)
Topics: CSAIP, Law, Administrative law, Imprint 1826
John Carter Brown Library - Colombia Collection
by Estevez, Juan Agustín; Bromsen, Maury A. fmo RIBRL; Aguillón, José María. fmo RIBRL
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Printer and date of publication statements from colophon
Topics: CSAIP, Sermons, Imprint 1813
John Carter Brown Library - Colombia Collection
by Román Ponce, Antonio
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Topics: Román Ponce, Antonio, CSAIP, Imprint 1823
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Signatures: [A]-F²
John Carter Brown Library - Colombia Collection
by Savérien, M. (Alexandre), 1720-1805
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(From caption titles of treatises) Historia de las ciencias naturales tratado primero que comprehende la historia del espacio, del vacio, del tiempo, del movimento, y del lugar -- Historia de la materia, o de los cuerpos -- Historia de la tierra -- Historia del agua -- Historia del ayre, y del sonido -- Historia del fuego -- Historia de la luz y de los colores -- Historia de la electricidad -- Historia de la astronomia fisica, de los sistemas del mundo
Topics: Natural history, Air, Astronomy, Chemistry, Color, Electricity, Fire, Geography, Light, Sound,...
Title from caption and beginning of text
Topics: CSAIP, Broadsides, etc
Signatures. A (A3+B)
Topics: Jesus Christ, CSAIP, Novenas, Sacred Heart, Devotion to, Imprint 1739, Colombia
John Carter Brown Library - Colombia Collection
by Stanyhurst, Guillaume, 1601-1663; Melo, Maria Luiza Gonzaga. fmo RPJCB; Azula y Lozano, José Luis de
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Translation of: Dei immortalis in Corpore mortali patientis Historia Moralis Doctrinae Placitis..., Antwerp, 1660
Topics: Jesus Christ, Imprint 1787
John Carter Brown Library - Colombia Collection
by Messa, Baltazar de; Bromsen, Maury A. fmo RIBRL
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Signatures: pi² (pi1+A (A4+B) (pi1 verso blank)
Topics: Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint, CSAIP, Novenas
John Carter Brown Library - Colombia Collection
by Colombia. Ministerio del Interior; Restrepo, José Manuel, 1781-1863; American Antiquarian Society. fmo RPJCB
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The 4th annual report of the Minister of the Interior
Topics: CSAIP, Imprint 1827
Dated at end: Bogotá 14 de Noviembre de 1826 16
Topics: Bolívar, Simón, 1783-1830, Imprint 1827
Caption title
Topics: Vela, José Joaquín, Augustinians, CSAIP, Imprint 1827
Reprinted from Madrid, 1704 edition
Topics: Neri, Filippo, Saint, 1515-1595, CSAIP, Novenas
Date of publication from Medina
Topics: Sermons, Imprint 1809
John Carter Brown Library - Colombia Collection
by Colombia; Archivo de la Provincia de Guayana (Colombia) fmo RPJCB
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Title from caption and beginning of text
Topics: CSAIP, Finance, Public, Finance, Public, Finance, Public, Recording and registration, Recording and...
John Carter Brown Library - Colombia Collection
by Colombia; Díaz Cueva, Miguel. fmo RIBRL; Colombia. President (1821-1830 : Bolívar)
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Suppresses municipal governments and assigns their functions to provincial governors
Topics: CSAIP, Municipal government, Municipal government, Municipal government, Broadsides, etc
John Carter Brown Library - Colombia Collection
by UNKNOWN
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Topics: CSAIP, Colombian newspapers, Colombian newspapers, Imprint 1821, Imprint 1824
John Carter Brown Library - Colombia Collection
by Romero, Juan Manuel, padre; Bromsen, Maury A. fmo RIBRL
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At bottom of t.p.: A costa de la Co[n]gregacion de la Virgen de los Dolores, del Colegio Maximo
Topics: Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint, Jesuits, CSAIP, Novenas, Imprint 1740, Colombia
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Title from caption and beginning of text
Topics: CSAIP, Broadsides, etc, Highway law, Roads
John Carter Brown Library - Colombia Collection
by Colombia; Díaz Cueva, Miguel. fmo RIBRL; Colombia. President (1821-1830 : Bolívar)
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John Carter Brown Library copy acquired with the assistance of the Divestiture Fund
Topics: CSAIP, Constitutional law, Constitutional law, Constitutional law
Posada, E. Bibl. bogotana
Topics: CSAIP, Novenas, Holy Spirit
Title from caption and beginning of text
Topics: Cochrane, Charles Stuart, Broadsides, etc, Pearl fisheries, Imprint 1823
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by Colombia. Ministerio del Interior; Restrepo, José Manuel, 1781-1863; American Antiquarian Society. fmo RPJCB
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Signatures: pi1 [A]² B-I² (pi1, I2 versos blank)
Topics: CSAIP, Imprint 1826
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by Colombia; Archivo de la Provincia de Guayana (Colombia) fmo RPJCB
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Title from caption and beginning of text
Topics: CSAIP, Criminal justice, Administration of, Criminal justice, Administration of, Criminal justice,...
John Carter Brown Library - Colombia Collection
by Riva de Neyra, Camilo de; Bromsen, Maury. fmo RIBRL
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Caption title
Topics: Román Ponce, Antonio, CSAIP, Imprint 1828
Title from caption and beginning of text
Topics: CSAIP, Broadsides, etc, Tariff, Imprint 1826
Title from caption and first part of text
Topics: Rum, Liquor industry, Imports, Trade regulation, Broadsides, etc, Imprint 1823
Declaration of martial law
Topics: CSAIP, Broadsides, etc
John Carter Brown Library - Colombia Collection
by Colombia. President (1821-1830 : Bolívar); Bolívar, Simón, 1783-1830
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Caption title
Topic: Imprint 1828
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by Colombia; Díaz Cueva, Miguel. fmo RIBRL; Colombia. President (1821-1830 : Bolívar)
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Reimposes martial law throughout the entire country
Topics: CSAIP, Broadsides, etc, Martial law, Martial law, Martial law
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by Valenzuela, Eloy, 1756-1834
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Published anonymously. Posada attributed this work to Valenzuela
Topic: Imprint 1827
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Includes: Testimonio del presbytero Juan Manuel Garcia de Castillo, en defensa del D.D. Joaquin Guerra, y de su antecedente sermon contra las acriminaciones que falsamente se le hiceron por diez, u doce sugetos, de entre un auditorio numeroso (p. [1]-15, 4th count)
Topics: Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint, Guerra y Sixto, Joaquín, CSAIP, Sermons, Imprint 1814
Originally published in Havana in the same year
Topic: Imprint 1782
John Carter Brown Library - Colombia Collection
by Catholic Church. Diocese of Cartagena (Colombia). Bishop (1809-1815 : Díaz Merino); Díaz Merino, Custodio; Farín Merino, Joaquín. fmo RPJCB
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Signatures: [A] B C-R²
Topics: Catholic Church, CSAIP, Imprint 1810
Date of publication from Posada and Incunables bogotanos
Topics: Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint, Joseph, Saint, CSAIP, Novenas
Extended by executive decree of 18 May 1829 to entire country (see p. xxvii)
Topics: Colombia. Ejército, CSAIP, Imprint 1829
Title from beginning of text
Topics: Galán, José Antonio, -1782, CSAIP, Imprint 1782
Caption title
Topic: Imprint 1827
Caption title
Topics: Bolívar, Simón, 1783-1830, Imprint 1837
John Carter Brown Library - Colombia Collection
by Stanyhurst, Guillaume, 1601-1663; Melo, Maria Luiza Gonzaga. fmo RPJCB; Azula y Lozano, José Luis de
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Translation of: Dei immortalis in Corpore mortali patientis Historia Moralis Doctrinae Placitis..., Antwerp, 1660
Topics: Jesus Christ, Imprint 1787
Cover title
Topics: Diaz, Domingo, fray, Barragan, Domingo, CSAIP, Imprint 1826
John Carter Brown Library - Colombia Collection
by Colombia. Convención de Ocaña (1828); Díaz Cueva, Miguel. fmo RIBRL
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Caption title
Topics: CSAIP, Broadsides, etc
John Carter Brown Library - Colombia Collection
by Santander, Francisco de Paula, 1792-1840; Bromsen, Maury A. fmo RIBRL; Vitores, fray
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Authorship from p. 3: Manifestacion de la conducta del jeneral Francisco de Paula Santander vicepresidente de Colombia
Topics: Santander, Francisco de Paula, 1792-1840, CSAIP, Imprint 1827
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by Colombia. President (1821-1830 : Bolívar); Bolívar, Simón, 1783-1830
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Not signed
Topic: Imprint 1830
Signatures: a b-d² A-F G(-G4) (a1, a4, G3, versos blank)
Topics: Torres, Cristóbal de, 1573-1654, Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario (Bogotá, Colombia),...
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by UNKNOWN
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Numbered consecutively
Topics: CSAIP, Imprint 1825, Imprint 1826
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by New Granada. Viceroy (1782-1788 : Caballero y Góngora); Caballero y Góngora, Antonio, 1723-1796; Spain. Sovereign (1759-1788 : Charles III)
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One of the first acts of the Archbishop-Viceroy Caballero y Góngora was to grant amnesty to those involved in the Tupac Amaru uprising, the foremost of the 18th century Indian rebellions, which had affected the central and northern Andes from 1780-1782
Topics: Pardon, Imprint 1782
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by Colombia; Díaz Cueva, Miguel. fmo RIBRL; Colombia. President (1821-1830 : Bolívar); Colombia. Decreto ejecutivo (1828 Mar. 15)
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Title from caption and beginning of text
Topics: CSAIP, Broadsides, etc, Political crimes and offenses, Political crimes and offenses, Political...
Title from caption and first part of text
Topics: Rum, Liquor industry, Imports, Trade regulation, Imprint 1823
Reprint; originally published: Barcelona, 1812
Topics: Spain. Ejército, CSAIP, Imprint 1817
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by Santander, Francisco de Paula, 1792-1840
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Santander is known to have been the author of this work. In the first place, he published it: "Como un documento de gratitud la hace publicar el general de division Santander, que ha sido testigo de quanto se refieren en la siguiente carta."--title page verso. In the second place, the first letters of paragraphs 2-18 combined read: "Santander su autor."
Topics: Boyacá, Battle of, Boyacá, Boyacá, Colombia, 1819, Imprint 1820
A (A2+B) (A4 verso blank)
Topics: Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint, CSAIP, Imprint 1740, Colombia
First published: Valladolid, Spain, 1714
Topics: Latin language, Latin language, Imprint 1776
Prohibits seditious writings, especially those relating to developments in Quito
Topics: CSAIP, Imprint 1809
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Caption title
Topics: Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint, CSAIP, Novenas, Imprint 1823
Signatures: A (A4+B) ([A]8 verso blank)
Topics: Barbara, Saint, CSAIP
Promotes Mariano Montilla to the rank of brigadier general
Topics: Mantilla, Mariano, 1782-1851, CSAIP, Broadsides, etc, Blank forms, Imprint 1821
Title from caption and first part of text
Topics: Executive departments, Imprint 182-
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by Colombia. Junta Calificadora de Elecciones; Díaz Cueva, Miguel. fmo RIBRL
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Caption title
Topics: CSAIP, Elections
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Topics: CSAIP, Heresy, Apostasy, Imprint 1826
Attributed to General Santander by Posada
Topics: Bolívar, Simón, 1783-1830, Broadsides, etc, Imprint 1827
Consists of two executive decrees of Dec. 24, 1828, the first calling for a new but aborted constitutional congress (to have been held in 1830) and the second regulating the elections to be held of the deputies thereto
Topics: Colombia. Convención de Ocaña (1828), CSAIP, Election law
Author identified in the approbations: p. [2]-[4] (1st count)
Topics: Novenas, Trinity, Imprint 1750
Titulo primero. De la direccion jeneral, y de sus empleados -- Titulo segundo. Atribuciones de la Direccion jeneral -- Titulo tercera. De los intendentes -- Titulo cuarto. De las contadurías jenerales -- Titulo quinto. De las tesorerias departamentales y foráneas -- Titulo sexto. De las juntas de hacienda -- Titulo septimo. De los gobernadores subdelegados -- Titulo octavo. Del juzgado de hacienda -- Titulo nono. De las aduanas -- Titulo decimo. De la renta de tabacos -- Titulo undécimo. De...
Topics: Tobacco, Postal service, Money, Imprint 1824
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by Masústegui, Pedro
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Originally published: Seville, 1734; cf. Palau y Dulcet
Topic: Latin language
A second volume of laws was printed in 1826
Topics: Constitutions, Imprint 1821
Signatures: A (-A6) (A2+B) (A1, A5 versos blank)
Topics: Kostka, Stanislas, Saint, 1550-1568, CSAIP, Novenas
Title from caption and beginning of text
Topics: CSAIP, Broadsides, etc, Customs administration, Tariff, Imprint 1826
Signatures: [A] B-D ([A]1, D4 versos blank)
Topics: Telles, Luis María, CSAIP, Imprint 1817
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Signatures: [A] B-C chi1 (chi1 verso blank)
Topics: CSAIP, Sermons, Ayacucho, Battle of, Peru, 1824, Imprint 1825
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by Colombia; Díaz Cueva, Miguel. fmo RIBRL; Colombia. President (1821-1830 : Bolívar)
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Temporarily rescinds martial law in Colombia proper and the future Ecuador
Topics: CSAIP, Broadsides, etc, Martial law, Martial law
Signatures: A-E F (-F8) (A1 verso blank)
Topics: Anthony, of Padua, Saint, 1195-1231, CSAIP